All courses take place over the entire semester, regardless of the format in which they are offered and when face-to-face instruction and/or online class meetings occur.
Semester Start: Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020
Semester End: Friday, May 8, 2020
Final Exams: May 11-13, 2020
Bayan students may take courses that fulfill requirements from Bayan, CST, AJRCA, and the University of the West. Register for CST and Bayan courses in the Student Portal, and make note of the Add/Drop deadlines. Register at partner schools by contacting their registrars.
On-Campus Courses (weekly class meetings on campus)
|Global Islamic Movements (BTH3052)||Ozgur Koca||Wed 1:00-3:50pm|
Fully Online Courses (no face-to-face class meetings)
These courses feature a combination of “asynchronous” (independent online work) and “synchronous” (scheduled live online meetings) learning.
|Intermediate Arabic 2B (BMU3010)||Staff||Weekly Online Meetings:
Tues/Thurs, 5:30-7pm PT weekly
|Advanced Arabic 3B (BMU3012)||Staff||Weekly Online Meetings:
|Introduction to the Islamic Cultural Heritage (BCS3117)||Susan Douglass||4 Online Meetings TBA|
|Sunni-Shia Relations and Intra-faith Issues (BMU3019)||Hamid Mavani||4 Online Meetings TBA|
|Supporting the Spiritual Care Team (BCS3138)||Metra Azar-Salem||4 Online Meetings TBA|
|Bayan Integrative Seminar II (BIS3162 – 1 unit)
(this course is only for students who have taken BIS3161 and
have already completed at least 24 units in other courses)
|Munir Shaikh||5 Online Meetings TBA|
Hybrid Intensive Courses
These courses feature a combination of face-to-face meetings on campus plus “asynchronous” online learning and a few live “synchronous” online meetings.
Note the following schedule, which includes required activities in addition to the indicated class session timings. Sessions A & B overlap on Saturday, Sept. 22.
|Date||Hybrid Program Activity|
|Jan. 21 (Tues)||Begin course readings and assignments per syllabus|
|Feb. 8 (Sat)||Students in Session A arrive for program|
|Feb. 9-14 (Sun-Fri)||Session A Daily class sessions (morning & afternoon) – see below|
|Feb. 14 (Fri)||Students in Session B arrive for program (if not already present)|
|Feb. 15 (Sat)||Bayan Luncheon program for all students and faculty|
|Feb. 16-21 (Sun-Fri)||Session B Daily class sessions (morning & afternoon) – see below|
|Feb. 22 (Sat)||Students in Session B depart|
|Feb. 24 – May 8||Complete course assignments and readings per syllabus|
|May 11-13||Complete final exams/papers|
Face-to-face session A (Feb. 8-15 including Saturday programs):
|Islam and Liberal Citizenship (BMU3121)||Mohammad Fadel||Sun-Fri 8:00AM – 1:00PM|
|Facilitating Islamic Life Cycle Rituals (BSC3130)||Fouad Elgohari||Sun-Fri 2:00PM – 7:00PM|
Face-to-face session B (Feb. 15-22 including Saturday programs):
|History of Islam (BHS3113)||Ovamir Anjum||Sun-Fri 8:00AM – 1:00PM|
|The ‘Ilm al-Kalam Tradition in the Classical Period (BTH3125)||Jihad Brown||Sun-Fri 2:00PM – 7:00PM|
|Critical Pedagogy, Foundations of Learning Theories (BRE3103)||TBA||Sun-Fri 2:00PM – 7:00PM|